The November 8, 2007 of the bicycle/pedestrian bridge along the Midtown Greenway in Minneapolis. The bridge, crossing Hiawatha Avenue and the Hiawatha Light Rail Line, is the first cable stay bridge built in Minnesota. Topics: alternative transportation, bridges, biking, Minneapolis, Midtown Greenway
This essay by Paul Goodman and his architect brother Percival originally appeared in Dissent (Summer 1961) and was reprinted in Utopian Essays and Practical Proposals (Random House, 1962). Topics: urban policy, zine, utopian, car free, urban planning, alternative transportation, green cities
Yvonne Bambrick has been cycling in traffic for years. She wrote this new book to help both new riders and veteran cyclists gain the skills to negotiate city streets safely. Yvonne Bambrick was one of the founders of the Toronto Cyclists Union. She speaks with Redeye host Lorraine Chisholm. Check out our website for more information about Redeye. Find us on Facebook and like our page for regular updates. Topics: bikes, cycling, city, bike lanes, traffic, alternative transportation, guide, road-sharing
This document contains a history of the model neighborhood Mini Transit Service since its inception in Waterbury since 1972. The report indicates what types of individuals travel by mini bus, their trip purposes and their patterns of travel within the city. Alternative methods of financing the service in the future are presented along with a detailed listing of the benefits of the service within Waterbury, Connecticut. This report was published by the Central Naugatuck Valley Regional Planning... Topics: para transit, history of para transit services, alternative transportation systems, Waterbury...
On November 13, 2007, members of the community voiced their concerns about how the Santa Monica Police department was treating participants in the ride. 31 people spoke at the public meeting. Council members and city attorney responded with comments. Topic: global warming alternative transportation bicycle bike trike zero emission peak oil sustainability
The Plug In America podcast keeps listeners informed about efforts to get more electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids into drivers' hands. Through interviews with the directors of Plug In America and other experts, the podcast will explore the environmental benefits of plug-in vehicles, the ever-changing politics surrounding plug-in initiatives, and the latest announcements by vehicle manufacturers. Contact the Plug In America podcast at firstname.lastname@example.org; http://pluginamerica.com; Audio... Topic: Plug in America, Plug in Hybrids, Hybrids, Electric Vehicles, Alternative Transportation
AUTO BAIL-OUT OR REAL GREEN TRANSPO? Testimony to House Select Committee on Energy Independence & Global Warming December 9, 2008. Chair Ed Markey & experts (including Public Citizen) first hour of testimony. Recorded from webcast by Alex Smith. More details at http://globalwarming.house.gov/ n1 hour Lo-Fi 14 MB. Topics: radio, environment, green, Greens, ecology, environmentalism, Congress, U.S., testimony, cars,...